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A thematic crossword for students of English as a foreign language, or English as a second language. The answers to this crossword have something to do with a variety of different sports

sport crosswordCLUES ACROSS

7.    He plays for money 

9.    What you do with your eyes. 

10.    Some of these are sharp, but the most popular ones these days are "in-line" and have wheels. 

11.    A group of players.

13.    They took place in London in 2012 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016..

15    These are strong in most athletes.

16.    What footballers want to score.

19.    We've got ___ win.

20.    Heads ___ tails ?

21.    To applaud vocally.  In America, ________-leaders provide entertainment at big sports events

22.    Neither a victory, nor a defeat. 

24.    Sweat!


1.    Opposite of down 

2.    A man (or woman) who rides a racehorse

3.    Worn by athletes and many sportsmen.

4.    Andy Murray ________  a racket. 

5.    England's favourite sport. 

6.    Man who organizes a group of players..

8.    Putting top tennis-players into an order of merit for major tournaments.

12.    International competition that took place in Brazil in 2014  (7,3)

14.    Great American golf competition.

17.    Sequence

18.    Prepare for a sporting activity.

23.    Is gymnastics a sport or an ______ ?        

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